Category Archive: Cumbyrocks Jnrs

Snapped In A Foreign Country …

Where in the world is It’s Not About The Numbers poster boy?

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Thanks, Geocaching Friends

It’s generally not my practice to comment too personally on INATN, so take a look outside and check for pigs flying past … Given kjwx’s ability to churn out posts, I doubt many would have noticed a drop in contributions by me (though a general increase in writing quality has probably been registered!). Since the …

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How Many Caches Can You Find?

While feeling a little bored this afternoon, I cooked up something to keep the kids entertained on our next caching trip. I thought I’d also share my puzzle here to see how many people can help GC.com mascot Signal find the ammo cans hidden within. Click on the picture to open a larger version in a new tab …

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What’s The Name Of That Other Game? … Oh, Rugby

How can you tell if you’re a true geocaching addict? When you skip out on the opening match of the world cup for your nation’s favourite game. In this case, the opening match of the 2011 Rugby World Cup is currently being played between my national team, the All Blacks, and Tonga. But whilst the …

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It’s A Dog’s Cache Hunt

In my short time caching I’ve heard a few stories about dog’s as caching companions. Mostly the stories have centred around cachers tending to opt for dog friendly areas to cache in. However, I did hear of one theory regarding a cache hound that suggested he/she was so good at finding caches because they had …

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Six Months On And Still Resolute

Read ’em and weep, Cumbyrocks … I may (always) be trailing you when it comes total finds but I’m obviously better at setting geo-resolutions. As some It’s Not About The Numbers readers may recall, my own geo-year runs from January 1st to December 31st so I get to see my darling brother’s half-yearly report before …

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Cumbyrocks Attempts World Record

Okay, I can’t really claim to know that this would be a world record and I’m fairly sure someone in the world has already done this, however, today I shall be attempting a world record personal best number of cache finds in a day accompanied by a child under the age of 5!   My …

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Geocacher’s Puzzle TB: Filling In The Blanks

Here’s the final piece of the puzzle … Recently, It’s Not About The Numbers gave away two jigsaw blanks from the  popular Geocacher’s Puzzle TB TB1CNE2) – thanks to the generosity of its owner Brenda Shirey. The lucky recipients were popular Arizona blogger Erika Jean (GC handle: ErikaJean), and New Zealander Deb Webb (GC handle: …

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Blogging By The Numbers

History may never repeat but It’s Not About The Numbers is more than happy to reprint the article Geocaching in Australia ran about Cumbyrocks and myself … FROM PAGE 29 OF VOLUME ONE: They can deny it all they like, but it is about the numbers for most geocachers … and that’s the case for two New …

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Caching in the Waianakarua

I had a great morning caching in the Waianakarua area today. It is a beautiful coastal road that runs between Hampden and Oamaru in the South Island of New Zealand. The Cumbyrocks Jnrs and I managed 14 caches in a couple of hours and had a lot of fun along the way. A few photos …

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